Category Archives: Art

Slow and Steady 

We’re changing pace for the next two recipes. We found this wonderful slow cooker recipe book by Ricardo called “Slower is Better”. We can use our slow cooker in the basement which stops the house heating up. Plug in two … Continue reading

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A Walk in Toronto

As you know, Becky has been away at camp allowing me a little free time. Quite a bit of it has been spent on rather mundane things like garage, lift repair, and the vets, but I did manage a couple … Continue reading

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Renaissance in Toronto

The Peruzzi Altarpiece by Giotto The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is opening an exhibition on “Revealing the Early Renaissance” in two days.  It covers the fourteenth century in Florence, Italy.   I went to Toronto  today for a sneak … Continue reading

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Family Day

Today was a holiday here in Canada. It’s still fairly new to us, so I don’t think people plan for it as much as other holidays. We didn’t really have any plans, anyway. I spent this morning helping Becky finish … Continue reading

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Art in the Family

I have always loved art. I spent most of my childhood with crayons and paper. As I grew older, I took some classes in England, and finally attained a degree in Fine Art in the nineties. Life has been in … Continue reading

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Just Photos…

Here are a couple of photos I took at the Piano Party, and then played around with.  I haven’t done this in a long time…but the imagery was so great I couldn’t resist.  I love the way the light reflected … Continue reading

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Bus Shelters of Arizona

I know it’s a weird title, but I can’t help it.  I found these incredible bus shelters around Phoenix.  I spent half my life waiting for buses, in Birmingham, in shelters that were barely functional.  The steel and glass designs … Continue reading

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Desert Botanical Gardens

In an effort to do something positive, Becky and I went for a drive around Papago Park today.  Within the park, there is a Botanical Garden, a Zoo, and a Museum.  The park is a large area of desert within … Continue reading

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I took a day off today, away from the Land of Becky, and took a trip into Toronto to see the “Russian Avant-Garde” art exhibition currently running at the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario).  It closes in about a month so … Continue reading

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